Welcome to Belfast Zoological Gardens
Baby mob members
Three baby meerkats have joined the mob at Belfast Zoo! Send us your name suggestions for our new arrivals.
Find out more about our baby meerkats
Play park closed
Our play park is currently closed as we have started work on our new Adventurers' learning centre. The centre will open later this year. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Looking for an animal or species?
Click on the first letter of its name to find out more.
We welcomed our first gorilla baby in 16 years in August 2013. You voted in your hundreds to name the baby Baako, which means first born child. Baako is considered a miracle baby as when his father's fertility was tested, the results were less than promising!
What we're doing to help animals in danger.
Discover how we care for our animals
How you can help protect endangered species